The legendary Sufi singer and queen of singing Abida Parveen turned 66 on Thursday (February 20, 2020).
She was born on February 20, 1954 in Larkana, Sindh to a family of singers and musicians. Her father Ustad Ghulam Hyder, who was a famous musician was also her music teacher.
Abida started her singing in 1977 from Radio Pakistan Hyderabad.
Abida has sung poetry of famous Sufi poets like Baba Bullhay Shah, Amir Khusru, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Sachal Sarmast, Bhagat Kabir and others.
She received many awards including, Sitara-e-Imtiaz Award, Hilal-e-Imtiaz Award and Latif Award.